Adams, GVSU Remain One-Two in Women’s Division II Cross Country

By Keith Nunez, USTFCCCA

September 23, 2009   

NEW ORLEANS (September 23, 2009) – Adams State and Grand Valley State remained one-two  in week two of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Women’s Cross Country Top 25 Coaches’ Poll, the USTFCCCA announced Wednesday.

Adams State competed in the Colorado State Ram Classic winning the event over Division I in-state foe Colorado State. Adams will next head to No. 4 Western State for the Mountaineer Open on Saturday, September 26th.

Grand Valley State was also in action over the weekend competing in a non-scored event at Michigan State. The Lakers did manage to have six runners place in the top 22 at the meet. GVSU is idle until October 2nd when they travel to Notre Dame for the UND Invitational.

No. 3 Augustana, Western State, and No. 5 Chico State each moved up two spots in the poll this week with all three teams being idle. Augustana will run this weekend in Minnesota at the Roy Griak Invitational, while Western will host the Mountaineer Open. Chico State travels to Palo Alto for the Stanford Invitational.

Entering the top ten this week was Missouri Southern State which moved up three spots to No. 8 in the poll this week.

To view the complete 2009 USTFCCCA Division II Women’s Cross Country Top 25, click here.